Jerman new Miss Rockdale Fair
First runner-up at the annual pageant was Kelsey Ford and second runner up was Madison Reynolds.
Mistress of ceremonies was Ivana Hall, Miss Texas 2013, who sang two songs and introduced the eight contestants.
WINNERS—The new Miss Rockdale Fair Queen is the daughter of Debra and Art Neal and Jeff Jerman. She was sponsored by KRXT.
This year’s first runner- up is the daughter of Terrace Mitchell and is a 17-year- old senior at Rockdale High School. She was sponsored by Photography by Jen.
The Miss Congeniality winner was Cierra Pomykal, daughter of Melissa Pomykal and a 17-year- old senior at Rockdale High School. She was sponsored by Helen’s Sno Balls.
Reynolds was presented the award for selling the most tickets.
Pageant director was Neva Caffey. Mrs. Caffey has been involved with all 36 Miss Rockdale Fair pageants. Assistant was Deedra Jacob.
MISS TEXAS— Billy Moreland, Rockdale Fair Association president, welcomed the crowd and introduced Hall who presented contestants in western wear and evening attire.
Emily McCoy, 2012 Rockdale Fair queen, was introduced and sang a pair of songs. McCoy has performed at numerous Miss Rockdale Fair Queen pageants. She also participated in the crowning of her successor.
Hall introduced judges Jackie Estes, Darrell Donaldson and Rockdale native Penny Graves Redington.
ENTERTAINMENT—Entertainment was by Hall, McCoy, Denice Doss, Reef Doss and Becky Mueller-Wolf.
Also performing were members of the RHS Golden Girls drill team.
Contestants and sponsors were as follows: Madison Reynolds, Brady’s Pest Control; Cierra Pomykal, Helen’s Sno Balls; Kelsey Dees, Miller-Starnes Chevrolet-Buick; Maci Wages, Denman Overhead Door Co.
Other pageant officials were: Wenda Jo Dyer, Sharon Shoemake, Christina Jimenez, Lani Young, Jana Dodd, contestant chaperones; Deedra Jacob, auditor; Christy Betchan, vice-president of pageants.
Hall, on behalf of pageant sponsors, thanked: Rockdale Sports & Embroidery, sashes; Elisha Betchan, Melissa Barcuch, Emily Tarver, Taffenie Walton, decorations; Kathy Pelzel, programs; Austin Caffey, Brandi Jack Caffey, Reese Weise, Kelsey Hornung, Abbi Moreland and Lily Schweitzer.